Absentee Ballot Application Request

Qualifications to Vote by Absentee Ballot

  1. Absent from the county on Election Day.

  2. Unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability (temporary illness includes being unable to appear due to risk of contracting or spreading a communicable disease like COVID-19).

  3. Unable to appear because you are the primary care giver of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled.

How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot

You may apply for an absentee ballot in any of the following ways:

  • By going in-person to Canisteo-Greenwood District Office-Located in the High School

  • By mail, phone or fax

  • By utilizing the online Absentee Ballot Application Form (you must print, email or fax the completed application to the District Clerk)

Once your information has been verified we will send you the Absentee Ballot.

How to Return the Ballot

  1. Put it in the mail ensuring it receives a postmark no later than May 10, 2021.

  2. Bringing it to the District Office no later than May 18th by 5pm.

  3. Bringing it to a poll site on May 18th by 5pm.



When is the Absentee Application due?

You must postmark (District Clerk, Canisteo-Greenwood School District, 84 Greenwood St, Canisteo, NY 14823), email (ctaggert@cgcsd.org) or fax (607)698-2833 the completed application request for the Canisteo-Greenwood School Budget Vote no later than 7 days (May 7, 2021) before the election. (PLEASE BE AWARE THAT DESPITE THE ABOVE DEADLINES THE POST OFFICE HAS ADVISED THAT THEY CANNOT GUARANTEE TIMELY DELIVERY OF BALLOTS APPLIED FOR LESS THAN 15 DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION.)